Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is inching closer to its return to “Sin City” as the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion brings fight fans the UFC 209 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tasked with carrying the five-round main event are Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson, as they collide for “The Chosen One’s” welterweight strap. In the UFC 209 co-headliner, top lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson lock horns for the interim lightweight strap..
As you might expect, all four fighters will get the “Embedded” video treatment during UFC 209 fight week, conveniently mapped out by the YouTube description below:
On Episode 4 of UFC 209 Embedded, lightweight title contender Khabib Nurmagomedov meets one of his heroes, legendary boxer Mike Tyson. Middleweight Rashad Evans recounts one of his own encounters with Tyson – and does a convincing impression of him. Welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson trains to keep himself focused. All of the event’s big names, including welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and lightweight title contender Tony Ferguson, perform for fans at open workouts. UFC 209 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2, taking place Saturday, March 4th live on Pay-Per-View.
If you missed episodes one, two, and three of “Embedded” click here, here, and here.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 209 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET, and then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
To see who else is fighting at UFC 209 click here.